Nevada-Reno senior guard Darryl Owens and Weber State senior forward Rico Washington were named the Big Sky Conference basketball players of the week Monday, league Commissioner Ron Stephenson announced.

Washington helped the Wildcats to a split last week, beating Boise State on the road, 60-59, and losing at home to Idaho, 81-78. In those two games he made 23-of-32 shots from the field and 14-of-19 free throws for 60 points. Washington scored 32 in the win over BSU and added 28 in the loss to the Vandals. He also had 13 rebounds and three assists in the two games.